Arab Union of Customs Executives

Arab union for customs brokers and Egyptian federation of industries sign a Joint Cooperation Protocol

 Dr. Mohammed Albahi, the head of Tax & customs committee and Member of the Board of Directors of the Egyptian Federation of Industries welcomed Dr. MAMDOUH ALREFAE the head of the Egyptian federation and his accompanied delegation in the federation location in order to sign   a Joint Cooperation Protocol. The signing of this agreement stems from the fact that it is a key partner in advancing Arab and African economic development and their commitment and serious efforts to achieve Arab economic integration for assuring the cooperation between Arab countries.

Dr. Mohammed Abahi showed that the role of Egyptian federation of industries lies on representing Egyptian industrial institutions including enhancing cooperation and alliances with international and regional effective Competent organizations and institutions to enhance economic development for sector and state. Referring to the importance of Arab cooperation at activating intra-Arab trade and doing the best to surpass and go beyond all obstacles that hinder intra-Arab trade development and prosperity in appropriation to the resources and capabilities of those States and the interdependence of their peoples so as to stand against foreign regional blocs.

Dr. MAMDOUH ALREFAE, the head of Arab union for customs clearance, referred that the union had established in 2017, the union did many achievements to increase the trade exchange. The union signed cooperation agreements with Egyptian, Lebanese, Kuwaiti, Sudanese customs and during this year others will be signed with another Arabian and international customs.

Dr. MAMDOUH ALREFAE referred that he had attended the international conference of WCO held in Brussels and met Mr. KINO MIOKORI the general secretary of WCO and discussed some serious and important issues including the establishment e-certificate, Transit, the single window and generalization of international experiments to Arabian customs to get the most benefit.

Dr. MAMDOUH ALREFAE added that the union will held an international conference under the supervision of Council of Arab Economic Unity and WCO including Arab and international customs, chamber of commerce and Egyptian secretion of industries.

Mr. Saeed Abdullaj, Assistant Minister of Commerce and Industry of Egypt, that we were the first official and governmental body to sign a cooperation protocol with Arab union for customs brokers for the great objectives that serve intra-Arab trade and Arab economics. The union was in good shape as it achieves its objectives in a record time and it was necessary to sign an agreement with federation of industries to strengthen and enhance Arab economy.

It is worth mentioning that this agreement aims to promote Arab products throughout Arab and foreign countries, facilitate intra-trade and achieve the greatest Arab integration and mutual benefit, share experiences, provide consultancies and services, and prepare studies and researches and to open markets in Arab countries whether to export or to import for small and middle companies assisting them to improve its performance via seminars, workshops, trainings to improve the human cadre.

For Arab union for customs brokers, the meeting was attended by Dr. MAMDOUH ALREFAE, the head of Arab union for customs clearance, Mr. Sameer Aboalnasr, the union secretary general, Mr. Mohammed Sakran the assistant secretary general and Mrs. Rana Aljamal the union head office director.

For the federation of the industries, the meeting was attended by Dr. Mohammed Albahi, the head of Tax & customs committee, Eng. Mohammed Fikry, the vice president of Tax & customs committee, Mr. Saeed Abdullaj, Assistant Minister of Commerce and Industry, major-general the head of central directorate of the head GOEIC office, Dr. Amani Al-Wasal the head of commercial agreement sector and a large number of the industrial chambers heads and representatives in the federation of industries